May 6th Newsletter


Hello lovely KM readers,
Here’s your weekly newsletter from Kensington mums.
Keeping you in the loop with the local scoop

I hope you all had a lovely bank holiday weekend. If you follow us on Twitter (@KesingtonMums) or Like us on Facebook ( then you’ve probably heard of our busy week filming and shooting for the motherhood exhibition. We had lovely Mums take part and even had the pleasure to hear the story of a few grandmothers too! Its not too late to take part, just drop us an email to let us know. We are happy to share with you that the lovely team over at BritMums wrote a little post about our motherhood exhibition. Don’t forget you can still join us to get fit at Equinox Kensington in June, more details below. Happy reading and a great week to all!

Kensington Mums had the pleasure to visit the Kings Road Dental Practice for an oral hygiene appointment with my little ones, This practice was very family friendly. Upon arrival we were greeted by the staff  who arrived with colouring books and pens to keep the the little ones entertained and occupied  If you are looking for a local dentist, they are worth paying a visit.


Here at Kensington Mums, we have been spending our days outdoors in the beautiful Holland Park, surrounded by colourful trees and beautiful flowers. We came across their new outdoor working out space which can be found near the Tennis Courts, in the sports fields. Great way to work out while your little ones play around!


Kensington Mums had the pleasure of attending Silent’ Cinema at ZSL London Zoo – Life of Pi. This was a great night out minus the kids. We had the whole Zoo to ourselves and visited the new Tiger Territory followed by a screening of  Life of Pi on the big screen outdoors. A unique experience!



Kensington Mums Motherhood Exhibition. Save the date for Friday 7th of June 2013. Share your voices and stories. To participate in the exhibition you are invited to attend one of the meet up dates this week and the next couple of weeks. More info here.


Come kick it with the Kensington Mums for a complimentary private boxing class hosted by an expert instructor at Equinox Fitness Club in Kensington.
Afterwards, cool off from the upper cuts with a post-workout steam and Kiehl’s skin and hair care amenities in our luxurious locker rooms.
Complimentary crèche available.
Please RSVP to [email protected] by 30th May.
13:30-15:30 (Class begins at 14:00PM)
99 Kensington High Street,
Entrance on Derry Street, W8 5SA



RHS Chelsea Flower Show. May 21- May 25. Enjoy the day out with the whole family and enjoy browsing through show gardens and superb new colourful plants.

Save the date, Saturday 15th of June. Join Amanda and special guest performers in Battersea for an unforgettable song and dance spectacular. Tickets £5, under 1s FREE. All proceeds for this event will go to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. To book, please click here.


Kensington Dolls House Festival. 11th -12th May 2013 at Kensington Town Hall.The Kensington Dollshouse Festival has become the leading event for craftsmen & miniatures enthusiasts to get together & enjoy their obsession. With over 170 of the top dolls house & miniature makers from around the globe attending, you will find everything you need for your dolls house, model or project. Please click here for more information.

Kids Kensington Sleepover! at Kensington Palace. Thursday 16th of May 2013.For the first time ever, Kensington Palace is going to host a huge sleepover!The palace is throwing open its doors for a very special slumber party to celebrate Princess Victoria’s birthday party in conjunction with Museums at Night 2013. What happens in a Royal Palace after the doors are locked? Join Princess Victoria and Dash the Dog to find out! This fun night will be filled with special activities to prepare for the arrival of the Princess and her beloved Dash. Prepare for the birthday celebrations with special activities and discover the secrets of the palace at night in a very special torchlit tour. Finally you’ll be bedding down in style in one of the beautiful palace rooms. After a night’s sleep in spectacular surroundings, breakfast will be served to set you up for the day ahead! Advance booking for tickets is essential as places for this event are limited. There are a maximum of sixty places available including parents and guardians. Suitable for children aged 7-11 years. Click here for more information. Sounds like fun!

Notting Hill MayFest 2013. Starting 9 May – 24 May 2013. Click here for more information.

West London Tots May Fair on 17th of May at the Albert, 5 Albert Road (NW6 5DT). Entry £4. All proceeds go to KIds Company. there will be go-karting, bouncy castle, kids classes, face painting, 45+ stalls and best of all pamper room for Mums to get a little treat!


Framed Film Club at the Barbican. Something the whole family can enjoy. Wreck-It Ralph (PG). Saturday 11 May 2013 at 11am. Tickets £2. Click here for more information.

Digital Kids at Victoria and Albert Museum. Sundays 12 May, 23 June, 10.30 – 17.00. Create your own digital art. Recommended for ages 5+.Limited spaces available daily. Click here for more information.



London Pet Show 2013 at Earls Court Two, London. May 11 and May 12 2013. Come along to this wonderful world of animals as the London Pet Show takes place for the third year.  The show will be bursting with even more animals, amazing animal action displays and fun and informative talks and demos, with larger rings and displays and extra viewing. Click here for more information.

ZSL Special Children’s Day 2013. ZSL Special Children’s Day welcomes children with special needs and their families and friends to ZSL London Zoo on Saturday & Sunday 18 & 19 May. If you book now, you can oay reduced-price tickets. Click here for more information.


Fantastic FREE event for 7 to 14 yr olds fashion design workshop Friday 31 May 2 to 4pm at Kensington Central Library. Book a place by calling 020 7361 3010



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